Digital Tools for Creativity

Kelly Fitzgerald

About Me

I am the K-12 Online Learning Integration Specialist for Leander ISD, just north of Austin, Texas. You can connect with me on Twitter (@LISDTechie) or on Google+ (+KellyFitzgerald1). My resources can be found at www.edtechnut.com (website) and http://edtechnut.blogspot.com/ (blog).

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Gathering Information

Web of Trust (WOT) Chrome Extension

Website reputation rating tool. Great for helping students identify reputable websites when conducting research.


Demo: https://goo.gl/Zy0Vpv

Pocket

Save online resources to view later.


Pocket Help

Save to Pocket Chrome Extension makes it easy to add resources to your Pocket.

Padlet

Create a board with online stickies to gather, organize and share information. Include text, links, images, and videos.


Padlet tutorial and integration ideas

Use the Padlet Chrome Extension to quickly add resources to the board.

when there is a correct answer Exercise in creative thinking
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Creation Tools

Smore

Create professional looking flyers with text, video, images, and more.


Smore tutorial video

YouTube Video Editor

Use the video editor tool to crop video, combine multiple videos, insert images, and add audio tracks.


YouTube Video Editor tutorial

YouTube Slideshow

Create a slideshow of images, add text, transitions and music.


YouTube Slideshow tutorial

Thinglink

Create interactive images by hyperlinking to files, resources, images, videos, and more.


Thinglink example

Thinglink tutorial

Google Drawing

Create professional looking visual representations. Add text, images, mask images into other shapes, hyperlink to additional resources, and more.


Power of Google Drawing

Screencastify Chrome Extension

Create a screen capture or webcam video and save to Drive to upload to YouTube.


Screencastify tutorial

FlipSnack

Create online flipbooks. Create your resource, save as a PDF and upload to FlipSnack. Sign in with email, Google, Twitter or Facebook account.


Example

Canva

Simple, yet professional way to design graphics using frames, shapes, illustrations, photos and more.


Example

Graphic Design Tutorials by Canva

SumoPaint

Online versatile image editor and painting application. No need to download anything.


SumoPaint Help

PowToon

Create animated videos and presentations.


Genius Hour PowToon example

PowToon tutorial

Vocaroo

Create an audio recording. Download file to your computer, create QR code, grab link/embed code, and share on social media.


Vocaroo tutorial

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